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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 5, 1864-6.20 a.m.

Brigadier-General GRIFFIN,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs you to push a force out at once against the enemy and see what force he has.

Very respectfully, you obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION.

May 5, 1864-7 a.m.

General Bartlett will please execute the within order.

CHAS. GRIFFIN.

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS,

May 5, 1864-7.20 a.m.

General GRIFFIN:

The major-general commanding directs me to say that he has directed General Wadsworth to form on your left, so as to cover the roads in that direction.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

May 5, 1864-7.50 a.m.

Brigadier-General GRIFFIN:

GENERAL: Have your whole division prepared to move forward and attack the enemy, and await further instructions, while the other troops are forming. Keep us informed of everything going on in your front.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 5, 1864-8 a.m.

General GRIFFIN.

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to say that his headquarters for the present will be at Major Lacy's house, where General Crawford stopped last night.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE.

Assistant Adjutant-General.